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Memorial events mark anniversary of the Who concert tragedy

By Sheila Gray – bio | email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Two memorial events are planned for this Friday to marking the 31st anniversary of the concert tragedy at the Who Concert at Riverfront Coliseum.

11 lanterns of remembrance will be lit for each of the victims on the concourse between US Bank Arena and Great American Ballpark at 7 p.m.

That's followed by a reception at 8 p.m. At Longworth Hall, sponsored by the Who Concert Tragedy Memorial Committee.

11 people were trampled to death while entering the concert on December 3, 1979.

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